Monday, October 19, 2015
DAC Patient Recruitment Services, an Imperial company and provider of patient recruitment and retention for clinical trials worldwide, has earned the Best Headline award in the 2015 Rethink Research Challenge. The contest, which aims to raise awareness of and shed a positive light on clinical research, was sponsored by Eli Lilly, CISCRP and MAGI.
ProtocolBuilder, a first-of-its-kind solution for writing clinical trial protocols, has received Gold Awards for “Best New Service Award or Application” and “Health Application” in the 2015 [app] design awards sponsored by design100. The awards celebrate creativity and innovation in design achievements by app creators and commissioners.
Arena Pharmaceuticals has announced that, at the request of the board of directors, company President and CEO Jack Lief has retired from the company, including the board. Dr. Harry Hixson, a director of Arena since 2004, has been appointed to serve as interim chief executive officer and interim principal financial officer. Arena will immediately initiate a search for a new chief executive.
The Nobel Assembly honored three scientists Monday for the drugs they have developed against tropical diseases, neglected and otherwise.